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TMC Members Share Corrosion Experience, Advice
TMC Members Share Corrosion Experience, Advice

March 15, 2016
At the recent meeting of the ATA's Technology & Maintenance Council, fleet members talked about road salt-induced corrosion and how to combat it.

Preventive Maintenance Can Improve Fuel Economy, Report Says
Preventive Maintenance Can Improve Fuel Economy, Report Says

December 15, 2015
Research found fleets that saw MPG gains of 5% to 10% with rigorous PMs, Trucking Efficiency's confidence report says.

EPA Sues Navistar, Says Some Engines Were Illegal
EPA Sues Navistar, Says Some Engines Were Illegal

July 17, 2015
Because 7,750 engines were not fully assembled in 2009 but in 2010, the Environmental Protection Agency says Navistar should have obtained an exemption in...

Rush Switching from Expansion to Integration Following Dealer Purchases
Rush Switching from Expansion to Integration Following Dealer Purchases

December 19, 2013
Rush Enterprises must integrate its new Navistar dealerships into the company's operations and "culture" in the coming year, Chairman and CEO Rusty Rush says.

Mack GuardDog Connect Adds Telematics to Its Engine Monitoring System
Mack GuardDog Connect Adds Telematics to Its Engine Monitoring System

October 3, 2013
Allentown, Pa.--Mack Trucks today announced GuardDog Connect, a telematics system that executives said will speed servicing and enhance dealers’ ability to...

Tampering Not New, But Dirties Exhaust and Can Damage Engines, Reps Say
Tampering Not New, But Dirties Exhaust and Can Damage Engines, Reps Say

September 16, 2013
How much tampering with exhaust emissions equipment goes on out there? No one knows for sure, but panelists at a session of the Technology & Maintenance...

FedEx Freight’s Techs Sweep TMC SuperTech Competition
FedEx Freight’s Techs Sweep TMC SuperTech Competition

September 12, 2013
PITTSBURGH -- Technicians from FedEx Freight finished first, second, third and fourth in the TMC’s annual SuperTech competition that ended Wednesday, with...

Brakes: Shorter Stopping Distances, Again
Brakes: Shorter Stopping Distances, Again

July 30, 2013
Coming up: another “non-event” for brakes? That’s what Phase Two of new federal stopping-distance requirements will be for truck operators, according to...

Going Green With Re-Refined Oil
Going Green With Re-Refined Oil

April 3, 2013
What are you doing with the spent oil from your engines? Most fleets are reusing it somehow, perhaps by burning it in special furnaces to heat the shops or...

Not Your Father's Air Filter
Not Your Father's Air Filter

April 2, 2013
There was a time when fleet managers and owner-operators specified many components on their new trucks and tractors, but that's been seriously curtailed by...